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Krishen Khanna
Untitled


The present lot is an early work by Krishen Khanna, who was best known for his paintings of bandwallahs, dhabas, and labourers. Painted in 1957, the same year Khanna participated in the Tokyo Biennale in Japan, this work belongs to a rare period in the artist's career when he painted abstracted landscapes-an unusual departure from his figurative works of the marginalised and subaltern working class. Perhaps depicting a lively fall scene,...



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Krishen Khanna
Untitled
Signed and dated 'KKhanna/ 57' (lower right)
1957
Oil on canvas
14.25 x 28.5 in (36.5 x 72.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Ayaz Peerbhoy Collection, Bangalore
Thence by descent

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 


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